Trade Policy

FAS works to create a global environment that’s conducive to free  and  fair  trade. We partner with other U.S. government agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and U.S. stakeholders to remove trade barriers, negotiate and enforce free trade agreements, and establish international trade rules and standards that are transparent and predictable.

 

Data and Analysis

On December 22, 2022, the Department of Agriculture (DA) issued Memorandum Order 77 (MO 77) for the department to take action to stabilize sugar prices and evaluate the importation of 65,050 metric tons (MT) of refined sugar through the Minimum...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Morocco: Morocco's 2023 FTA Tariff Schedule - Public

On January 5, 2023, the Government of Morocco (GOM) published Circular # 6406/222, announcing the required tariff changes under the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA) for Calendar Year 2023. The circular includes tariffs, tariff-rate quotas...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Peru: Exporter Guide

Peru is the third-largest export market for U.S. agricultural products in South America. U.S.-origin food and agricultural product exports to Peru benefit significantly from the U.S. - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA). U.S. consumer-oriented...

News and Features

Testimony by USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor to Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
In this new panel proceeding, the United States is challenging Canada’s revised dairy TRQ allocation measures. Through these measures, Canada undermines the market access it agreed to provide in the USMCA.
USDA Under Secretary Alexis Taylor and USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Doug McKalip met with Mexican officials regarding the presidential decree to phase out the use and importation of genetically engineered corn and other products.

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